Volunteer Drama: When Being Too Friendly Crosses the Line 😬

Diply Social Team
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Picture this: you're volunteering at Planned Parenthood, trying to make patients feel comfortable as they come in for appointments. You're doing your best to read the room and be sensitive to the situation. But then, a new volunteer comes along, and his overly friendly demeanor starts to make people feel uneasy. What do you do? 🤔 One volunteer found himself in this exact predicament and decided to confront the new guy. But was he in the right? Let's dive into the story and find out. 😏

A Year of Volunteering 🏥

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The New Guy Steps In 👀

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Reading the Room 📚

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Overly Friendly Newbie 😅

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Creepy Vibes? 😨

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A Familiar Face Appears 😊

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The New Guy Strikes Again 🙄

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Reunion and a Hug 🤗

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Catching Up and Plans for a Beer 🍻

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The Inappropriate Comment 😳

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Confrontation Time ⚠️

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Awkward Silence Ensues 🤐

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A Message from the Coordinator 📩

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Was Our Hero in the Right? 🤔

So, our protagonist tried to address the new guy's overly friendly behavior, but ended up being the one who made him uncomfortable. Was he wrong for speaking up? Or was the new guy's comment about their attractive friend completely out of line? Let's see what the internet has to say about this spicy situation. 🌶️

Report the predatory behavior to HR and supervisors immediately 🚨

just-peepin-at-u | just-peepin-at-u

NTA. Calling out inappropriate workplace comments. 👍

kr0mb0pulos_michael | kr0mb0pulos_michael

Volunteer reports inappropriate behavior, but accused retaliates. NTA.

fairfaxleasee | fairfaxleasee

Inappropriate comment made, but OP made things awkward? 🤔

Jethrothemutant | Jethrothemutant

NTA stands up to inappropriate behavior at Planned Parenthood 💪

MiLeenaLee | MiLeenaLee

OP receives validation for confronting uncomfortable volunteer situation 👍

VerendusAudeo | VerendusAudeo

Inappropriate workplace comments lead to volunteer coordinator notification 😑

zombiebird100 | zombiebird100

Supportive comment on boundary-setting at Planned Parenthood 🙌

Own-Roof-1200 | Own-Roof-1200

NTA stood up for themselves against creepy volunteer, supported by replies 👍

Fair_Independence_91 | Fair_Independence_91

Co-worker's pre-emptive move backfires, exposing his creepy behavior 😏

Sel-Reddit | Sel-Reddit

Concerned commenter warns of potential danger at volunteer organization 😱

dxlliris | dxlliris

Volunteer sets unprofessional boundaries, NTA suggests training & apology. 👍

ChakraMama318 | ChakraMama318

Proactive approach to reporting harassment. NTA 👍

Knever | Knever

Former clinic escort raises concerns about inappropriate behavior 😑

gentlyepigrams | gentlyepigrams

Standing up to inappropriate behavior in healthcare. NTA 🙌

Escape_Overlander | Escape_Overlander

Inappropriate comment? NTA, speak to the coordinator 😕

FancyPantsDancer | FancyPantsDancer

Setting boundaries is important, NTA for making him aware 🙌

pinkberry7755 | pinkberry7755

Commenter expresses concern about volunteer's inappropriate behavior towards women.

ctortan | ctortan

Inappropriate comment at work, even if not friends 😑

DarkIndividial | DarkIndividial

Standing up against objectification at PP, but got in trouble? 🤔

Helpful_Welcome9741 | Helpful_Welcome9741

Volunteer accused of sexualizing patient, NTA seeks action 🚨

PotatoMonster20 | PotatoMonster20

Volunteer session turned uncomfortable when patient's hotness was commented on 🤫

betagirl96 | betagirl96

Concerned commenter urges action against inappropriate volunteer behavior 🚨

No_Commission6579 | No_Commission6579

Standing up for yourself at work. NTA wins.

Mad_Garden_Gnome | Mad_Garden_Gnome

Standing up to inappropriate behavior in the workplace 🙌

Objective-Mention126 | Objective-Mention126

Boundaries crossed: Inappropriate behavior in professional settings 😑

divorcedbp | divorcedbp

Report the volunteer's language? NTA takes action 🙌

Old-Grass7561 | Old-Grass7561

Reported inappropriate behavior at work, NTA. 👍

Legitimate-Meal-2290 | Legitimate-Meal-2290

Take action! Talk to the coordinator and stand up. NTA 💪

Dance_Sneaker | Dance_Sneaker

Female commenter supports OP's concern about coworker's behavior. NTA.

neeksknowsbest | neeksknowsbest

Mixed feelings about a friendly but annoying comment 🤔

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Patient accuses volunteer of sexualizing women. NTA verdict.

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Friendly rivalry turns into preemptive reporting 🤔

Junelibee | Junelibee

Standing up against inappropriate behavior at a health clinic 🙌

Ordinary_Map_5000 | Ordinary_Map_5000

Is Quagmire the coworker in question? 🤔

BAKup2k | BAKup2k

Being too friendly can still be inappropriate. NTA, props! 😎

NotHisRealName | NotHisRealName

Respectful boundaries at work and volunteering for Planned Parenthood 👏

kimmie1223 | kimmie1223

Male clinic escort receives support for reporting creepy volunteer.

Key_Suggestion_3710 | Key_Suggestion_3710

Inappropriate volunteer behavior? NTA but report to coordinator 🤷‍♀️

kilgirlie | kilgirlie

Commenter calls out creepy volunteer, Dogma reference adds humor 😂

heyaelle | heyaelle

Reporting inappropriate behavior: NTA shuts down creepy volunteer.

MissMandaRegrets | MissMandaRegrets

Volunteer coordinator should be informed of unprofessional behavior 🙌

matchy_blacks | matchy_blacks

Protect yourself and others: report inappropriate behavior 🚨

Astyryx | Astyryx

Misunderstandings and cultural differences lead to judgmental assumptions. 😔

jenesaispas-pourquoi | jenesaispas-pourquoi

Defending patient's dignity, NTA handles volunteer drama professionally 💪

justSomePesant | justSomePesant

Report the guy! NTA, but safety first 🚨

Laney20 | Laney20

Unwanted advances at clinics? Not cool. 😒

hmearley | hmearley

Volunteering for a good cause but dealing with unprofessional behavior 😕

Charming-Barnacle-15 | Charming-Barnacle-15

Geeky reference sparks friendly banter in comment section 😊

CompanionCone | CompanionCone

Grateful for respectful male volunteers, concerned about ulterior motives 🙏

snippyorca | snippyorca

Being kind pays off: comment section filled with gratitude 🙏

oimebaby | oimebaby

Commenter suggests training, reply disagrees. Drama ensues 🤪

Own-Organization-532 | Own-Organization-532

Standing up to inappropriate behavior at work 💪

Helloreddit987654 | Helloreddit987654

Assertive response shuts down uncomfortable volunteer encounter. 👍

InternationalOil540 | InternationalOil540

Inappropriate comment? NTA suggests reporting to coordinator for awareness 😕

lawfox32 | lawfox32

Volunteer's inappropriate behavior reported, HR needs to address to avoid liability 🚨

Snow_0tt3r | Snow_0tt3r

Volunteer crosses the line with inappropriate comment. NTA response.

Now_Villager | Now_Villager

Deja vu or just too many similar stories? 🤔

Brainjacker | Brainjacker

Standing up to inappropriate behavior at work 💪

Intelligent-Bite9660 | Intelligent-Bite9660

Volunteer crosses the line with inappropriate comment 🤨

ResponseMountain6580 | ResponseMountain6580

Volunteer coordinator should investigate the creepy guy rating patients' looks 🤔

Jaded-Permission-324 | Jaded-Permission-324

Enthusiastic commenter wants to join Planned Parenthood security team. 😎

Pojules23 | Pojules23

Meeting with coordinator to clear up misunderstanding. NTA 👍

Reasonable_racoon | Reasonable_racoon

Standing up to creeps 💪

honeybadger1591 | honeybadger1591

Protecting patients from inappropriate behavior. Speak up! 🚨

Dogovertheboard | Dogovertheboard

Trust your instincts and speak up about inappropriate behavior 👍

Immediate_Park_3658 | Immediate_Park_3658

Standing up to harassment at work, with a side of shade 😎

TheOpinionIShare | TheOpinionIShare

Standing up to inappropriate behavior at work. NTA 💪

slendermanismydad | slendermanismydad

Standing up for yourself against inappropriate behavior. 💪

KickIt77 | KickIt77

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